June 4, 2020 / 8:50 AM / a month ago

Hong Kong confirms five new coronavirus cases; Cable TV says residents evacuated

FILE PHOTO: A general view of tourist attraction at Tsim Sha Tsui, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong, China April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong confirmed five new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, all imported, while Cable TV reported some residents of a housing estate were evacuated after a cluster of cases was reported.

The city has 1,100 confirmed cases of the disease, including one probable infection.

Reporting by Twinnie Siu and Clare Jim; writing by Anne Marie Roantree; editing by Jason Neely

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